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Donovan G Kevin - - 2014
The current Ebola epidemic has presented challenges both medical and ethical. Although we have known epidemics of untreatable diseases in the past, this particular one may be unique in the intensity and rapidity of its spread, as well as ethical challenges that it has created, exacerbated by its geographic location. ...
Goodell Roger R *National Football League, Commissioner's Office, New York, New York; ‡Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas; §Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, - - 2014
: Roger Goodell was invited by the Neurosurgical Society of America (NSA) to give the keynote speech as the NSA Medalist 2013. As President of the NSA, and Co-Chairs of the National Football league's Head Neck and Spine Committee, we provided the introduction for Goodell. He was cited for his ...
Anderson-Schmidt Heike H Section of Psychiatric Genetics, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Medical Centre Göttingen, Goettingen, - - 2013
The XXth World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics (WCPG), sponsored by The International Society of Psychiatric Genetics (ISPG) took place in Hamburg, Germany on October 14-18, 2012. Approximately 600 participants gathered to discuss the latest findings in this rapidly advancing field. The following report was written by student travel awardees. Each ...
Ong W Y - - 2012
By definition, an ethical dilemma involves the need to choose from among two or more morally acceptable options or between equally unacceptable courses of action, when one choice prevents selection of the other. Advances in medicine, increasing economic stress, rise of patient self-determination and differing values between healthcare workers and ...
Dinis-Ribeiro M - - 2012
Atrophic gastritis, intestinal metaplasia, and epithelial dysplasia of the stomach are common and are associated with an increased risk for gastric cancer. In the absence of guidelines, there is wide disparity in the management of patients with these premalignant conditions. The European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), the European Helicobacter ...
Dinis-Ribeiro M - - 2011
Atrophic gastritis, intestinal metaplasia, and epithelial dysplasia of the stomach are common and are associated with an increased risk for gastric cancer. In the absence of guidelines, there is wide disparity in the management of patients with these premalignant conditions. The European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the European Helicobacter Study ...
Kanagala P - - 2011
The clinical utility of transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) is well established. Being a semi-invasive procedure, however, the potential for transmission of infection between sequential patients exists. This has implications for the protection of both patients and medical staff. Guidelines for disinfection during gastrointestinal endoscopy (GIE) have been in place for many ...
Neidich E M - - 2011
The proliferation of the Internet has spurred the creation of websites dedicated to facilitating living directed organ donations. We argue that such sites potentially devolve into "beauty contests" where patients in need are evaluated on the basis of their personal appearance and biography-variables which should have no relevance to organ ...
Karipcin Fethiye Sinem - - 2011
Review of the legal and ethical basis for reproductive endocrinologists to refuse ovulation induction to patients with diminished ovarian reserve. The Lexis-Nexis search engine was used to perform a legal review pertaining to refusal of treatment. Ethical opinions of medical organizations were also reviewed. Federal antidiscrimination laws provide legal recourse ...
Nadig Pratibha - - 2011
Research Ethics Committees (RECs) are responsible for the protection of patients' rights and wellbeing. In this paper, we describe the findings of a survey of ethics committee members in a south Indian state. 29 members of 11 RECs responded to a questionnaire of 56 questions on their knowledge of and ...
Sun Xiumei - - 2011
In the general population, African Americans experience atrial fibrillation (AF) less frequently than European Americans. This difference could also exist in the incidence of this arrhythmia after cardiac surgery, but this possibility has been insufficiently examined. To test the association of such an ethnic difference, we compared the incidence of ...
Petrucci Ralph J - - 2011
The potential for long-term support on a ventricular assist device (VAD) in the bridge-to-transplant (BTT) and destination therapy (DT) settings has created unprecedented ethical challenges for patients and caregivers. Concerns include the patient's adaptation to life on a device and the ethical, clinical, and practical issues associated with living on ...
Subbe C - - 2011
Introduction of a NHS Early Warning Score (NEWS) has been recommended in a draft document by the Royal College of Physicians (London). We describe the Welsh implementation of NEWS.
Spike Jeffrey - - 2011
A commentary on a case of a man who is left a "high quad" (ventilator dependant as well as quadriplegic) after an accident discusses the following: The right of patients who sustain catastrophic injuries to choose to discontinue life-sustaining treatment, The role of capacity assessment in treatment decisions and in ...
Caro J Jaime - - 2011
When disaster disrupts healthcare and other systems, the ethical allocation of resources should follow principles of justice, defined as fairness, established for normal clinical practice. Standards of clinical practice may be altered during disaster, but ethical standards must remain centered on prioritizing the treatment of patients according to need and ...
Ozyurt I Burak - - 2009
Ever-increasing size of the biomedical literature makes more precise information retrieval and tapping into implicit knowledge in scientific literature a necessity. In this chapter, first, three new variants of the expectation-maximization (EM) method for semisupervised document classification (Machine Learning 39:103-134, 2000) are introduced to refine biomedical literature meta-searches. The retrieval ...
Ponnambalam, S G
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Knapp Samuel - - 2007
Psychologists sometimes find themselves in situations in which they need to balance respect for patient autonomy with other competing values and neither the laws nor ethics codes provide clear direction on how they are to do so. With the use of a model from principle-based ethics, this article recommends a ...
Hällfors, Guy
Baltic Sea environment proceedings, ISSN 0357-2994 ; 95
FAO, Rome (Italy). Forest ...
Library has printed ed. Second job number added acc. to DOCREP assignment
Häme, Tuomas
EFI Proceedings No. 35. NEWFOR - New forests for Europe: Afforestation at the Turn of the Century. Freiburg, DE, 16 - 17 Feb. 2000, 129 - 140
Morris W O - - 1989
Today most dentists are aware of the amount of litigation initiated by former patients alleging misconduct. However, few dentists seem to be aware of the number of disciplinary proceedings that have been brought against dentists and hygienists. This article describes some of the more significant differences between malpractice litigation and ...
Funk M E - - 1988
Librarians have often questioned the usefulness of the proceedings of biomedical meetings. Because articles in proceedings are similar to journal articles, the usefulness of the two were compared. Thirty-two monographic cardiovascular proceedings were compared to thirty-five cardiovascular journals, all published in 1978. Citations to the articles in these samples were ...
Baltic Sea environment proceedings, ISSN 0357-2994 ; 25
Viseltear A J - - 1977
Sponsored by Yale University, the City of New Haven, and the John B. Pierce Foundation, the C.-E.A. Winslow Day program consisted of speeches by Mr. Leonard Woodcock, President Emeritus, U.A.W., the Honorable Kenneth Gibson, Mayor of Newark, and Dr. Hector Acuña, Director, Pan American Health Organization; reminiscences of Ira Hiscock, ...
Enters, T.
Article taken from "Proceedings of the meeting" AN 404874
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